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Failure to pay minimum wage is more frequent in low wage labor jobs

“Workplace violations are severe and widespread in low wage labor markets.”  That’s one conclusion in a report entitled “Broken Laws, Unprotected Workers – Violations of Employment and Labor Laws in America’s Cities”.  The study which was conducted in 2008 in … Continue reading

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New York’s Restaurant Tip Credit Law

Many states have minimum wage laws which  differ from the FLSA. The minimum wage in New York is $7.25 per hour.  Effective January 1, 2011, restaurants in New York are allowed to use a “tip credit” of $2.25 per hour … Continue reading

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What Is A Tipped Employee?

According to the FLSA, a tipped employee is someone who works in a job in which he or she customarily and regularly receives more than $30 per month in tips. A tipped employee must still earn an hourly wage equal to … Continue reading

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